Stoomgemaal Halfweg (Halfweg steam pump)

This steam pump is the oldest still working in the world. Built in 1853, it originally had a pumping capacity of 25,000 litres of water per second. One of the two boilers has now been dismantled and you can see the pump mechanism.

Useful information

Address:

Haarlemmermeerstraat 4, 1161 Zwanenburg

Price:

3 €

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: Wed 1pm-4pm, Sat 10am-4pm - telephone for timetable

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